replacement bone


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en·do·chon·dral bone

a bone that develops on and within a cartilage template; the template is entirely destroyed by calcification and subsequent resorption and is replaced by bone.

replacement bone

Any bone that develops within cartilage.
See also: bone
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As soon as a patient is accepted for surgery, surgeons take CT scans and X-rays of the affected area and provide them to Stanmore Implants with other surgical data and reference materials (sometimes of the unaffected limb), so that bioengineers can design replacement bones that faithfully match in every way.
The hospital hadn't received a replacement bone for her father's own worn hip bone, she was told.
While PMMA doesn't stimulate replacement bone growth, "tests have shown that the cement has strength and stress-resistance that is stronger than bone," Do explains.
Replacement bone also should maintain a minimum required strength until the new bone has attained this strength.
The researchers can then model the process of inserting the replacement bone into the patient and how the patient would look.
"Instead of them drilling out bone from my hip, I received a replacement bone graft from a dead donor so that's a weird feeling in itself.
The new procedure was carried out by US hand specialist, Dr Luis Scheker, who invented the replacement bone, and Derriford surgeon James McDiarmuid.